Dalton has earned an international reputation for his resplendently coloured paintings. He holds his MA, Fine Art, University of Northumbria, and an honours BA, Fine Art, University of Wales, Cardiff. Select residencies include URRA, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2016 and the Chapter Art Gallery, Cardiff, 2007. Select solo exhibitions: Trade Gallery, Nottingham; Bay Art, Cardiff; Last Gallery, Llangadog; Bank Gallery, Los Angeles; Keith Talent, London; Marksman Gallery, Reading; Castlefield Gallery, Manchester; Moot Gallery, Nottingham. Select group shows: Newlyn Art Gallery, Penzance; Contemporary British Painting Prize, Riverside Gallery, Richmond; Beep Wales Painting Prize, Swansea (touring); Del Infinito Art Gallery, Buenos Aires; City Limits, Oriel Canfas, Cardiff; National Eisteddfod of Wales, Abergavenny; Exeter Contemporary Open, 2015, Exeter Phoenix; Bankley Gallery & Studios, Manchester; Transition, London; Syson, Nottingham; Elysium Gallery, Swansea; Bank Art, Los Angeles; Galerie Skuc, Ljubljana, Slovenia; Cynthia Broan Gallery, New York; Moravian Gallery, Brno, Czech Republic; Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius, Lithuania; ICA, London; MIMA, Middleborough; City Gallery, Leics, National Museum of Wales, Cardiff; North Gallery for Contemporary Art, Sunderland; Royal Academy of Art, 2019 London, BEEP Painting Prize 2020.